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FOX
Oct 1, 2012 2:00am PDT
, that the doubters are right and president obama takes office and -- >> i've run the numbers in congress, they do. we have five other studies that show -- >> let's assume it doesn't. the question is what is most important to romney, will he scale back on the 20% tax cut for the wealthy? would he scale back and say, okay. we'll have to raise taxes for the middle class? i guess the question is, what is most important to him, in his tax reform plan... >> keeping tax rates down, by lowering tax rates, people keep more of the dollars they've earned and that matters and that is incentive and pro-growth policy. and creates 7 million jobs and -- >> so that is more important -- >> than anything and more importantly, it is not what deductions are in the tax code but who gets them. and, don't forget, that the higher income people have a disproportionate amount of the loopholes they use and when you close a tax write off or a tax shelter for a high income person, more of their income is... so you can lower tax rates and that is where we begin, the deduction and loopholes to higher income people allows us to lowe
FOX
Sep 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
for all practical purposes. >> won 13 states, right? >> but the significance of that for barack obama, when he ran in 2008, hillary clinton won -- she won texas, california, ohio, pennsylvania, maryland. on the winner take all, she should have been the winner. we changed the rules, and we democratized democracy and laid the groundwork. i feel so good about that. the run, we learned a lot. we inspired people to run for office at every level. somewhere along the way, changing the rules plus inspiration was a big factor to where we are today. and the stakes this year, frankly, are incredibly higher. we need him to win. >> let me ask you one question about what you just said. you talked about how your run set the table for other things. you didn't win the presidency, but you ran '84, you won in '88, wilder wins in '89 as governor. it seem to me there's a concrete -- you also changed the rules. >> the black vote changed the equation. it changed the thinking. just like asking why can't women get on the ticket, like ferraro? if i can do that, why can't other people do it? the whole idea was
FOX
Sep 25, 2012 7:00am PDT
it will burn off a little sooner. >>> time now 7:14. happening right now, president obama is getting ready to speak before the united nations general assembly in new york. ktvu's allison burns with more on what the president will say, particularly about iran. allison. >> reporter: dave, the president will be speaking any minute now. he has seen his public approval ratings decline on the issue of foreign policy recently. so, this morning he certainly is going to try to step up his game. his address will be his fourth speech to the general asemi establish and this one comes just six weeks before the presidential election. president obama will use the forum this morning to condemn the antiislamic film that has sparked rage. he is also going to step up pressure on iran and say the u.s. will do what it must to present iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. >> unfortunately foreign policy becomes not so much an issue of demonstrating wisdom as it is an issue for demonstrating toughness. >> the president will tell iran that time is not unlimited. we will have more coverage of the president's speec
FOX
Sep 26, 2012 10:00pm PDT
years. maybe they were disappointed with obama, but generally, they think we're on the right path. >> reporter: we found people at union square willing to discuss the merits of both candidates. >> he's been president for four years, and we haven't seen the turn around that he had promised. i'm not sure why the numbers aren't correlating to his performance? >> reporter: some republicans aren't buying the latest poll results. >> i don't think the election is over by any way shape or form. i think it's going to go down to the wire. >> reporter: next week's debate may be critical for romney. >> you have to get people at your side. the debate is key. >> reporter: corey cook says the bar is actually low for romney. >> he really needs to have a positive debate performance, where he appears presidential. that basic standard, does this guy look like he can be president is one he hasn't met over the last two or three weeks. >> reporter: there are three scheduled debates, the first one at the university of denver one week from tonight. ken wayne, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> a caltrain accident
FOX
Sep 28, 2012 10:00pm PDT
victory in pennsylvania. >> i've got a secret and that obama campaign thinks that pennsylvania is in their pocket, they don't have to worry about it and you're right and they are wrong. >> reporter: recent polls in pennsylvania show romney trailing by more than 10 points in some polls. the nominee blasted president obama. tonight the president was in washington speaking about the economy. >> the question right now is whose plan is going to keep us moving forward. you guys are a little biased. >> all of this comes as the university of denver is getting ready for the first presidential debate. the two will face off wednesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 our time. the election is still more than a month away but coming up in 13 minutes why it's almost too late to reach some voters. >>> cellcell phones using google or android are in danger of being wiped clean. it can happen when opening a website -- the problem requires a software update in order to fix it. >>> apple ceo is apologizing for mapping in the phone. john reports on what frustrated customers can do to bypass the probl
FOX
Sep 27, 2012 10:00pm PDT
right. >> reporter: governor mitt romney and president obama campaigned a few hundred miles apart a day after both criss crossed ohio. both asked for votes in what is traditionally each other's territory. >> our -- >> florida needs to win one other state or two other states and he has it locked up right now. >> reporter: professor davis is dean of school of public policy. he says mr. romney needs something major to happen to change his fortune. >> romney needs to have a great debate. it's not even sure it's possible for him to have a great debate. >> reporter: the first debate is set for next wednesday night in denver. the topic domestic policy. john sasaki, ktvu news. >>> we first reported it a couple of days ago today the san francisco giants confirmed that suspended outfielder milky cabrera will not be returning to the team for the play offs. cabrera was having a tremendous season. but on august 15th he was suspended for 15 games by major league baseball after testing positive for muscle enhancing drugs. after that the team really came together. >> we talked about it, we still had t
FOX
Sep 25, 2012 9:00am PDT
. >> what? >> that is insane. >> like a squirrel base jumper. >> see the great squirrel escape, "right this minute." you think the race for president couldn't be more clear-cut, you've got obama, you've got romney. someone else has suddenly thrown his name into the running. >> what are you doing? >> yes. >> you're excited. >> it's our old friend teddy bear, the porcupine, from zooers havety. >> what's your party's platform, teddy? yeah. corn. redistribution of corn. >> teddy's there with his favorite snack of choice. >> corn. >> the guy loves corn. >> is he making a campaign speech. >> yes. >> teddy bear, if you're the president what's your plan to balance the fiscal budget? >> did you hear him? >> cut it. >> he said cut it. >> almost immediately. we have've seen teddy before, n he's fixed our economy. teddy for president. >> go teddy. >>> i think one of the greatest games ever played. >> baseball, football, basketball. >> hop scotch. >> or that. >> yeah. that's a good game if you're a schoolgirl. >> about to see the greatest game of the greatest game ever played. >> of hopscotch. >> o
FOX
Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
that was overturned by the 9th circuit. other cases include the defense of marriage act that the obama administration won't defend. also if nigerians may sue shell oil for alleged human rights and bosses and if the university of texas based a denial of admission on a whitable cant's race. >>> starting tomorrow bring your own bag or an extra dime. the check out bag ordinance goes into effect on monday. stores must give up plastic and offer paper. customers will have to pay ten cents a bag if they forget to bring their own. restaurants and bakeries are excement exempt until next year. >> a 28-year-old faces murder charges in the death of michelle lei. she went to high school with her and later prosecutors say she grew jealous of the girl blaming her for her failed relationship with a former boyfriend. michelle vanished from a nursing class. her body was found moss months later. >> closing arguments companied to start tomorrow in the trial of a former crime lab tech accused of stealing cocaine from work. debthe san francisco da dismissed hundreds of criminal case that were based unnested from that la
FOX
Sep 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
are kind numb and then you do what has to be done. >> reporter: we were sitting right here. so at that time, i was not in -- really not able to talk. but i did stand up. >> she stood up out of respect for the caller, president obama. ♪ >> reporter: she and chris's stepfather met privately with the president when chris's body was returned to american soil. >> he was cremated and i brought the ashes back. >> reporter: he will be interred next to his grandfather. >> i think he got those genes. >> reporter: they want chris's work to continue. so they have created a nonprofit in his memory. >> that chris's death will have had additional meaning. the last time they saw him in may, they gave him a big party to celebrate his leaving. >> that turned out to be his fare well. that hole in his heart is still there. rita williams -- rita homicide -- rita williams, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> after five straight days of declines for the s&p 500, stocks are opening higher. there's some good news on employment. more othat in a moment. the market gains started in asia held by expectations that the people's
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 4:00am PDT
obama. > > what about contractors? you're finding that as full- time employees are dropping, those numbers are dropping, that in fact 1099 people, the contractors, are increasing. > > right, certainly some of what we're seeing, if there are jobs that are being added, or at least keeping us from dropping further, is that we're seeing more independent contractors added as opposed to full-time workers. that creates a challenge for people, because you don't have the comfort of a long-term, stable job. you don't often have the health insurance. you have to pay in for your own social security benefits. it's more challenging for the work force. > > what is the one thing that small businesses would like to see - outside of a new president - to really give them the kickstart they're waiting for? > > the number one thing we're hearing from small businesses is not easy to fix, and that is they need demand. they need more demand for the services and products that they sell. > > and that's sort of a chicken-egg... > > right. and until we figure out how to do that - and there's lots of ways of d
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
.m. right here and it will be followed by a special edition of ktvu news. >>> president obama has announced plans to visit kern county next week to establish the cesar chavez monument. it will be located where chavez once lived. the president says the national monument would preserve chavez's legacy of giving a voice to workers. >>> :17 -- >>> 7:16. the "new york times" reports that the u.s. generals in afghanistan have all but given up hope that they can work out a deal. they are counting on the afghan government to work on an agreement once forces leave the area. the government of pakistan approves any peace deal. back here at home, according to a new report, the average american household is facing a $3500 tax increase if congress fails to avoid what's called a looming fiscal cliff. that's according to the tax policy center. automatic tax hikes and spending cuts are due to take effect in january if congress doesn't work out a deal. but the congress reports that u.s. senators are working on a plan that would put off the increases and deal with the deficit program. lawmakers say no action
FOX
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, right. that is like saying al-qaeda would usher in a era of peace. >> his estimates come from public records. all of this comes as the obama administration has been trying to find ways to keep them from using force to stop the program. >>> virginia was the focus for both campaigns today. republican presidential candidate mitt romney appeared in the washington, d.c. suburb of springfield. he said the rate of economic growth in the united states is 1/4 of russia. president obama campaigned in virginia beach. they released a plan based on a new economic patriotism. it could create 1 million manufacturing jobs and increase education jobs. >>> a new plan to keep financially troubled city college of san francisco from closing. why some say the proposals go too far. >> the regular referees are back, we will have reaction from fans and why some say the damage from the lock out can't be reversed. iyoyoyomÑñóóç [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a s
FOX
Sep 26, 2012 5:00am PDT
in on the warmer party. >> a warmer party. all right. >>> a campus warning after a bomb scare at uc berkeley. how that threat could be linked to a bigger problem at schools. >>> the reason republicans are accusing the obama administration of a cover up. >>> good morning, highway 4 traffic already busy especially in antioch. we'll tell you more about the morning commute. [ taste buds ] donuts, donuts, donuts! who are these guys? oh, that's just my buds. bacon, donuts. -my taste buds. -[ taste buds ] waffles. how about we try this new kind of fiber one cereal? you think you're going to slip some fiber by us? rookie. okay. ♪ nutty clusters and almonds, ♪ ♪ almonds. ♪ fiber one is gonna make you smile. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing new fiber one nutty clusters and almonds. with 43% daily value of fiber for you. crunchy nutty clusters and real almond slices for your taste buds. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. time is 5:12. mitt romney is accusing president obama of not coming clean with the details of the deadly attack in libya. >> i think they want to do their very b
FOX
Oct 1, 2012 7:00am PDT
can watch the first debate live from denver wednesday night right here. the debate begins at 6:00 p.m. >>> 8:40. one week from today, president obama comes back here to the bay area to raise campaign cash. he will host a $20,000 a plate dinner in san francisco. a concert will follow the dinner. concert tickets start at $100 and go up to 7500 for premium seats and a photo opportunity. at this point, though, the musical guests have not been announced. the notorious bank robbery love birds, bonnie & clyde with still linked to big money. 78 years after their death. >> two of the guns that carried on the day they died sold in auction, bringing in more than $500,000 at a new hampshire auction. collide's pocket watch -- clyde's pocket watch brought in another $36,000 and even an aspirin tin sold for more than $11,000. >>> a 19-year-old man recovering after falling off a water slide. it happened at six flags hurricane harbor in santa clarita. authorities say he bypassed, got past live guards, jumped down the slide head first and then well off the water slide and halfway down, he landed on t
FOX
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
of denver. right now construction crews are busyworking on the main floor, the stage and the lighting while president obama campaigns in nevada tomorrow, romney will spend the weekend preparing for that debate. watch that debate live on k.t.v.u. channel 2 wednesday beginning at 6:00. >> there are more accusations of voter fraud in florida. the state says suspicious voter registration forms have turned up in at least 10 counties. the florida republican party says it blames the firm it hired. the g.o.p. national committee paid more than $3 million to the company strategic allied consulting for voter registration and get out the vote operations. but the republican party says it fired the firm after apparent phoney registration forms started to turn up. >>> it's 7:11, and thousands of convictions in jeopardy. what a crime lab chemist is accused of doing that has the justice system scrambling. >> and giants getting ready to play tonight, but will buster posey get into the game. food poisoning in san diego, and the curve ball that has the team watching it very closely. >> first we'll go outside.
FOX
Sep 30, 2012 7:00am PDT
you watch them live right here and coverage of wednesday night's debate begins at 6:00. >> a new survey shows it as mathematical dead heat in highway. 49% for president obama and 45%. the gap is is within the poll's margin of error and 2% of likely voter it is say they are still undecided. while the election is on tuesday. some voters have already cast their ballots. they offer some form of early voting. iowa began next week and then tuesday. volunteers from the obama and romney camps are looking for the early votes. it is an important strategy. it allows the party to bank votes more than a day. >> vice-presidential will be on the campaign trail. we will find out more on the meaning behind it. >>> time now is 8:09. more violence had afghanistan. we will tell you about the latest act of violences that has taken the life of two american soldiers. >>> first, we will take you outside. there is a beautiful shot of the golden gate bridge this morning. and shop road closures are in place. this is for the bridge to bridge run that benefits the special olympics and if you are headed into
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